Sheep Fall From Sky After Crash
No humans injured in weird Melbourne accident
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jun 1, 2012 9:41 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Imagine, for a moment, that you're driving down the highway some night, minding your own business, when suddenly hundreds of sheep fall from the sky and smash into your windshield. That's what happened to motorists in Melbourne yesterday, as a truck carrying 400 sheep crashed and tipped over on a bridge, spilling the unfortunate wooly creatures onto the highway below, the Telegraph reports.

"First of all we looked up and we could see the truck flip on its side and the next minute we were underneath and well yeah it rained sheep," said one passenger caught in the downpour. Miraculously, no humans were harmed in the incident. Many sheep were killed, however, while others survived the fall and could be seen roaming about the scene. Police are now trying to figure out why the truck flipped, and to right it without harming the sheep still inside.

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Jun 4, 2012 7:36 AM CDT
Those poor many got killed..people just take it as nothing special that happened to them..they were killed!!! That idiot truck driver..should be fined..those poor animals..i know its good that no humans were injured or killed..but they could have at least said..and its a tragedy that so many sheep were killed..due to the stupidity of that truck driver..
Jun 1, 2012 5:18 PM CDT
400 sheep in one truck? I doubt they could even move. I'm surprised they didn't suffocate.
Jun 1, 2012 2:40 PM CDT
It's a sign of the baaaaapocalypse!